Los Angeles Clippers Team Salary


Projected 2015/16 Cap Space: None


  • Mid-Level Exception: $2,088,000 (partially used on Paul Pierce)*
  • Trade Exception (Jared Cunningham, expiring 1/7/16) — $915,243

* Only available if under the luxury-tax apron (estimated at $85.6 million) otherwise none remaining

Free Agents

  • Bird: DeAndre Jordan (leaving for Dallas Mavericks)
  • Early Bird: Glen Davis, Hedo Turkoglu
  • Limited Bird: Austin Rivers
  • Non-Bird: Dahntay Jones, Ekpe Udoh

First-Round Player Options: C.J. Wilcox (third-year)

Amnesty: Used on Ryan Gomes.


  • 6/15/15 — Traded Matt Barnes and Spencer Hawes to Charlotte Hornets for Lance Stephenson.
  • 6/25/15 — Traded approximately $630,000 in cash to the New Orleans Pelicans for the rights to Branden Dawson (2015 56th pick).
  • TBD — Reportedly agreed to a three-year, $10.6 million deal with Paul Pierce.

Waived Players: None

Unsigned Draft Picks

  • First-rounders: None
  • Second-rounders: Branden Dawson (2015-56th pick), Serhiy Lishchuk (2004-49th)

Roster Count: Seven guaranteed, two non/partially-guaranteed

Depth Chart*:
PG: Chris Paul, Lester Hudson
SG: J.J. Redick, Jamal Crawford, C.J. Wilcox
SF: Paul Pierce, Lance Stephenson, Jordan Hamilton
PF: Blake Griffin

*Note: Teams often adjust their depth chart throughout the season, sometimes game by game.

Head Coach: Doc Rivers (signed five-year, $50 million deal before 2014/15 season)

Basketball Executives:

  • Doc Rivers — President of Basketball Operations and Head Coach
  • Kevin Eastman — Vice President of Basketball Operations
  • Dave Wohl — General Manager
  • Gary Sacks — Assistant General Manager
  • Gerald Madkins — Director of Scouting
  • Jason Piombetti — Assistant Director of Scouting
  • Jud Winton — Director of Analytics

Pick Swaps:

  • 2016 — Owe second-rounder (top-55 protected) to Cleveland Cavaliers (Rasual Butler, Alonzo Gee).
  • 2016 — Clippers have the right to swap second-rounders (if Los Angeles’ pick is in top-55) with the Brooklyn Nets (Reggie Evans).
  • 2017 — Owe first-rounder (top-14 protected through 2019, otherwise converts to second-rounders in 2020 and 2021) to Toronto Raptors (Jared Dudley, Greivis Vasquez).
  • 2017 — Owe second-rounder to Boston Celtics (Austin Rivers).
  • 2018 — Owe second-rounder to Philadelphia 76ers (Byron Mullens).  Sixers have right to swap pick with New York Knicks (Travis Outlaw).

Cash Paid ($3.4 million max): $0

Cash Received ($3.4 million max): $0


Cap Holds

Austin Rivers — $3,110,796 (limited Bird)
Glen Davis — $947,276 (Early Bird)
Hedo Turkoglu — $947,276 (Early Bird)
Dahntay Jones — $947,276 (Non-Bird)
Ekpe Udoh — $947,276 (Non-Bird)

For notes on some of the rules and an explanation of cap holds, please refer to the following Salary Notes.

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(Updated on 7/5/15)